1787 and the Philadelphia Convention

A Series by Catherine Jaime

Understanding the U.S. Constitution
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons · 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Whether you are wanting to learn more about the U.S. Constitution for your own purposes, or to teach a class, this book will be helpful to you. Catherine has been studying the Constitution for years -- its history, its importance, its tie to other historical documents. Here she gives you everything you need to start learning (or teaching) the U.S. Constitution!
Important Constitutional Documents
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons · 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There are many, many documents that came before the U.S. Constitution, and contributed to it directly or indirectly. I have gathered together the ones that I found very useful in my studies of the Constitution. These work well for a “compare and contrast” study between any of the various documents and each other, and between these and the Constitution itself.
The Philadelphia Convention: A Play for Many Readers
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Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Screenplays » History
Here in 160 pages Catherine Jaime brings you the Constitutional Convention delegates and their debates, set in play format. Here you can become more familiar with the hard work of not just James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, and many others. The play is great for a high school class studying U.S. Government, and for the motivated individual who wants to learn more about that important event.
The Philadelphia Convention: In Their Own Words
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Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 27,170. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The debates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia have intrigued me for some time now. While researching the participants in those debates, I ran across a number of their letters and diaries from that summer. As I read the letters, I was struck by their hopes and frustrations, that they often so freely shared with others through their writings. I present many of those writings here.
Failure in Philadelphia?
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Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
It's the hot, miserable summer of 1787 in Philadelphia. Will the delegates at the Grand Convention succeed or fail at their mission? Will they amend the Articles of Confederation as instructed? Or are they up to something else? This historically based novel follows the story through the eyes of a young British immigrant who is keeping an eye on the delegates throughout the summer.